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Northern Cyclist Battalion

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The Northern Cyclist Battalion was a bicycle infantry battalion of the Territorial Force, part of the British Army. [1]

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Alnwick

Alnwick is a market town in north Northumberland, England, of which it is the traditional county town.

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Army Cyclist Corps

The Army Cyclist Corps was a corps of the British Army active during the First World War, and controlling the Army's bicycle infantry.

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Army Reserve (United Kingdom)

The Army Reserve is the active-duty volunteer reserve force and integrated element of the British Army.

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Artillery battery

In military organizations, an artillery battery is a unit of artillery, mortars, rocket artillery, multiple rocket launchers, surface to surface missiles, ballistic missiles, cruise missiles etc, so grouped to facilitate better battlefield communication and command and control, as well as to provide dispersion for its constituent gunnery crews and their systems.

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Battalion

A battalion is a military unit.

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Bicycle infantry

Bicycle infantry are infantry soldiers who maneuver on (or, more often, between) battlefields using military bicycles.

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Blyth, Northumberland

Blyth is a town and civil parish in southeast Northumberland, England.

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British Army

The British Army is the principal land warfare force of the United Kingdom, a part of British Armed Forces.

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Burton Constable

Burton Constable is a village and civil parish in the East Riding of Yorkshire, England.

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Chapel St Leonards

Chapel St.

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Chester-le-Street

Chester-le-Street is a town in County Durham, England.

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Company (military unit)

A company is a military unit, typically consisting of 80–150 soldiers and usually commanded by a major or a captain.

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County Durham

County Durham (locally) is a county in North East England.

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Humber

The Humber is a large tidal estuary on the east coast of Northern England.

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Hutton Terrace drill hall, Newcastle upon Tyne

The Hutton Terrace drill hall is a former military installation in Jesmond, Newcastle upon Tyne.

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Lieutenant colonel (United Kingdom)

Lieutenant colonel (Lt Col), is a rank in the British Army and Royal Marines which is also used in many Commonwealth countries.

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List of Acts of the Parliament of the United Kingdom, 1900–1919

This is an incomplete list of Acts of the Parliament of the United Kingdom for the years 1900–1919.

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Machine Gun Corps

The Machine Gun Corps (MGC) was a corps of the British Army, formed in October 1915 in response to the need for more effective use of machine guns on the Western Front in the First World War.

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Ministry of Defence (United Kingdom)

The Ministry of Defence (MoD or MOD) is the British government department responsible for implementing the defence policy set by Her Majesty's Government and is the headquarters of the British Armed Forces.

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Morpeth, Northumberland

Morpeth is a historic market town in Northumberland, north-east England, lying on the River Wansbeck.

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Newcastle upon Tyne

Newcastle upon Tyne, commonly known as Newcastle, is a city in Tyne and Wear, North East England, 103 miles (166 km) south of Edinburgh and 277 miles (446 km) north of London on the northern bank of the River Tyne, from the North Sea.

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Northern Command (United Kingdom)

Northern Command was a Home Command of the British Army from 1793-1889 and 1905-1972.

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Northumberland

Northumberland (abbreviated Northd) is a county in North East England.

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Other ranks (UK)

Other ranks (ORs) in the Royal Marines, British Army, Royal Air Force and in the armies and air forces of many other Commonwealth countries are those personnel who are not commissioned officers, usually including non-commissioned officers (NCOs).

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River Tyne

The River Tyne is a river in North East England and its length (excluding tributaries) is.

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Royal Artillery

The Royal Regiment of Artillery, commonly referred to as the Royal Artillery (RA) and colloquially known as "The Gunners", is the artillery arm of the British Army.

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Royal Garrison Artillery

The Royal Garrison Artillery (RGA) was formed in 1899 as a distinct arm of the British Army's Royal Regiment of Artillery serving alongside the other two arms of the Regiment, the Royal Field Artillery (RFA) and the Royal Horse Artillery (RHA).

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Royal Northumberland Fusiliers

The Royal Northumberland Fusiliers was an infantry regiment of the British Army.

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Skegness

Skegness is a seaside town and civil parish in the East Lindsey district of Lincolnshire, England, on the Lincolnshire coast of the North Sea, east of Lincoln.

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Sunderland

Sunderland is a city at the centre of the City of Sunderland metropolitan borough, in Tyne and Wear, North East England, 10 miles southeast of Newcastle upon Tyne, 12 miles northeast of Durham, 101 miles southeast of Edinburgh, 104 miles north-northeast of Manchester, 77 miles north of Leeds, and 240 miles north-northwest of London.

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Sunderland Rifles

The Sunderland Rifles was a Volunteer unit of the British Army formed in 1860.

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Territorial and Reserve Forces Act 1907

The Territorial and Reserve Forces Act 1907 (7 Edw. 7, c.9) was an Act of the Parliament of the United Kingdom that reformed the auxiliary forces of the British Army by transferring existing Volunteer and Yeomanry units into a new Territorial Force (TF); and disbanding the Militia to form a new Special Reserve of the Regular Army.

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Territorial Force

The Territorial Force was a part-time volunteer organisation, created in 1908 to help meet the military needs of the United Kingdom (UK) without resorting to conscription.

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Territorial Force Imperial Service Badge

The Territorial Force Imperial Service Badge was a short-lived decoration of the United Kingdom awarded to those members of the Territorial Force (TF) who were prepared to serve outside the United Kingdom in defence of the Empire, in the event of national emergency.

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The Crown

The Crown is the state in all its aspects within the jurisprudence of the Commonwealth realms and their sub-divisions (such as Crown dependencies, provinces, or states).

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West Hartlepool

West Hartlepool refers to the western part of what has since the 1960s been known as the borough of Hartlepool in North East England.

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Whitley Bay

Whitley Bay is a seaside town on the north east coast of England.

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World War I

World War I (often abbreviated as WWI or WW1), also known as the First World War, the Great War, or the War to End All Wars, was a global war originating in Europe that lasted from 28 July 1914 to 11 November 1918.

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2nd (Seaham) Durham Artillery Volunteer Corps

The 2nd (Seaham) Durham Artillery Volunteer Corps was a part-time unit of Britain's Royal Artillery raised in County Durham by the Vane-Tempest family during an invasion crisis in 1860.

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1/1st Northern Cyclist Battalion, 2/1st Northern Cyclist Battalion, 3/1st Northern Cyclist Battalion, 8th (Cyclist) Battalion, Northumberland Fusiliers.

References

[1] https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Northern_Cyclist_Battalion

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